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Roman Horbyk

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Roman Horbyk
Doctoral Student
Alfred Nobels allé 7
Södertörns Högskola
Fax: +46 8 608 4640
PC 239 Primus

Roman Horbyk was born in Kyiv, Ukraine. He accomplished his BA and MA degrees with majors in Journalism at Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University. Roman received an international Master's degree in "Journalism and Media within Globalisation: a European Perspective" in 2012 with a joint certificate from Universities of Aarhus and Hamburg, having also studied in Amsterdam and completed courses from UC Berkeley.

As a researcher, he is primarily interested in how the media functions within power relations; other topics of interest include postcolonial theory as well as media history, particularly in relation to the popular genres in the 1920s and 1930s. Roman has also extensively worked as a print and TV journalist with a 10-year career. His reports and columns were published in Ukraine, Germany, Brazil, and Denmark.

Roman Horbyk speaks Ukrainian, English, German and Russian fluently.